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Stanford University

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Address: 450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305
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+1 650-723-2300
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Sun 11:30 - 15:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett...

Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.

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One of the most beautiful campuses I have visited

This is a beautiful place. The spaces created by the buildings are really pleasant, and you just can't beat the weather and vegetation.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2016
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

This is a beautiful place. The spaces created by the buildings are really pleasant, and you just can't beat the weather and vegetation.

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Oakdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

My stepson is working on a Ph D. hear. I have been here before but this was the most time that we have spent on campus. It is quite beautiful, although watch out for caterpillars! The Western Tussocks are all over the place on campus during the Spring!

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Daughter visiting for possible college. Gorgeous campus. They put a lot of pride in their school and surroundings.

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Ravenna, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Spent the day walking and exploring the beautiful campus. Came across two free museums and went up the Hoover Tower. Visited the Treehouse for beer and pizza and burritos for lunch. The views and the architecture made a great day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I highly recommend this for all ages, you might wanna decide to go back to school after visiting the place. Great exhibition of art. Dont missed to take a visit of Hoover Tower, amazing view.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Very nice architecture to admire. Easy to bike or walk through. Lots of green space. Very historic in a high tech area.

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The campus is beautiful. Even if you are not shopping for colleges it is worth visiting this iconic place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Check out the chapel if you go. Sunken diamond is a great place to watch baseball. .......................

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

What a stunning and lovely place. Even the air smelled wonderful because of all the trees. Visited with my soon to be college student and 10 year old. We all 3 enjoyed our visit. And Palo Alto is a dream of a town to browse about.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

The architecture is great here. There are lots of buildings inside the campus but they are very well placed. It doesn't bother you. Trees everywhere. Remarks of Spanish architecture can be found around. Even if you are not planning to study here you should visit as a tourist. You'll love it. And you can even join in the people playing... More 

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